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The Crime Fiction Handbook free pdf The Crime Fiction Handbook presents a comprehensive introduction to the origins, development, and cultural significance of the crime fiction genre, focusing mainly on American British, and Scandinavian texts. * Provides an accessible and well-written introduction to the genre of crime fiction * Moves with ease between a general overview of the genre and useful theoretical approaches * Includes a close analysis of the key texts in the crime fiction tradition * Identifies what makes crime fiction of such cultural importance and illuminates the social and political anxieties at its heart. * Shows the similarities and differences between British, American, and Scandinavian crime fiction traditions

About Peter Messent

Peter Messent is Emeritus Professor of Modern American Literature at the University of Nottingham. A specialist on Mark Twain, Ernest Hemingway, and crime fiction, he has published numerous books and articles on a variety of nineteenth- and twentieth-century American writers. His most recent publication is the prize-winning book Mark Twain and Male Friendship (2009).

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Author : Peter Messent
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
Data Published : 26 October 2012
ISBN : 0470657030
EAN : 9780470657034
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 272 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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